Published: Thursday 20 July, 2017

2017 GAWAD URIAN Winners List: Paolo Ballesteros Wins Best Actor!

And the Urian winners are… The 2017 Gawad Urian winners will be announced tonight. In the running for Urian awards are the best in Philippine cinema the past year, including such movies as Die Beautiful, And Babaeng Humayo, Ma’Rosa and Pamilya Ordinaryo. But the biggest attention will be on Women of Weeping River, which garnered the most nominations this year. Will it be the biggest winner as well?

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The 2017 Gawad Urian winners will be announced tonight. (Instagram/ABS CBN)

Who will win the most prestigious and sought-after film award in Philippine show business? We will find out tonight.

One Gawad Urian winner has already been announced – Vilma Santos, this year’s recipient of the Natatanging Gawad Urian for her contribution to Philippine films. Santos, who is more into politics these days, was a prolific winner of the Urian award when she was still active in showbiz.

Watch out for the Gawad Urian winners as they are announced tonight. We will update the list below to reflect who the winners will be.

UPDATE: 2017 Gawad Urian winners list:

‘Women of the Weeping River’ was the biggest winner at this year’s Gawad Urian. The indie film won six awards including Best Picture and Best Director.

Best Picture
Ang Babaeng Humayo
Baboy Halas
Pamilya Ordinaryo
Women of the Weeping River – winner

Best Director
Avid Liongoren, Saving Sally
Bagane Fiola, Baboy Halas
Brilliante Mendoza, Ma’ Rosa
Eduardo W. Roy, Jr., Pamilya Ordinaryo
Lav Diaz, Ang Babaeng Humayo
Lemuel Lorca, Ned’s Project
Paolo Villaluna, Pauwi Na
Sheron Dayoc, Women of the Weeping River – winner
Zig Madamba Dulay, Paglipay

Best Actor
Bembol Roco, Pauwi Na
Garry Cabalic, Paglipay
Khalil Ramos, 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
Paolo Ballesteros, Die Beautiful – winner
Pepe Smith, Singing in Graveyards
Ronwaldo Martin, Pamilya Ordinaryo
Tommy Abuel, Dagsin

Best Actress
Ai Ai delas Alas, Area
Angeli Bayani, Ned’s Project
Charo Santos, Ang Babaeng Humayo
Cherry Pie Picache, Pauwi Na
Elizabeth Oropesa, MRS
Hasmine Kilip, Pamilya Ordinaryo – winner
Irma Adlawan, ORO
Jaclyn Jose, Ma Rosa
Laila Ulao, Women of the Weeping River
Nora Aunor, Hinulid

Supporting Actor
Christian Bables, Die Beautiful – winner
Jess Mendoza, Hinulid
John Lloyd Cruz, Ang Babaeng Humayo
Julio Diaz, Ma Rosa
Nonie Buencamino, Ang Babaeng Humayo
Taha Daranda, Women of the Weeping River

Supporting Actress
Anna Luna, Paglipay
Barbie Forteza, Tuos
Janine Gutierrez, Dagsin
Joan Dela Cruz, Paglipay
Rhed Bustamante, Seklusyon
Lotlot de Leon, MRS
Lui Manansala, Ned’s Project
Meryll Soriano, Pauwi Na
Sharifa Pearlsia Ali-Dans, Women of the Weeping River – winner

Ned’s Project, Lemuel Lorca & John Paul Bedia
Pauwi Na, Paolo Villaluna & Ellen Ramos
Women of the Weeping River, Sheron Dayoc – winner
Paglipay, Zig Madamba Dulay
Ma Rosa, Troy Espiritu
Patay na si Jesus, Fatrick Tabada
Ang Babaeng Humayo, Lav Diaz
Pamilya Ordinaryo, Eduardo Roy, Jr.

Women of the Weeping River, Rommel Sales – winner
Ang Babaeng Humayo, Lav Diaz
Ma Rosa, Odyssey Flores
Paglipay, Albert Banzon
Pamilya Ordinaryo, Albert Banzon
Baboy Halas, Raphael Meting & Mark Limbaga
Tuos, Mycko David

Production Design
Ma Rosa, Dante Mendoza
Die Beautiful, Angel Diesta
Ned’s Project, John Paul Sapitula
Women of the Weeping River, Harley Alcasid
Pamilya Ordinaryo, Harley Alcasid
Paglipay, Aped Santos
Saving Sally, Erik Manalo & Rommel Laquian – winner
Hinulid, Ryan Cuatrona & Celine Belino
Baboy Halas, Joel Geolamen

Women of the Weeping River, Carlo Francisco Manatad – winner
Ma Rosa, Diego Marx Dobles
Pauwi Na, Ellen Ramo & Paolo Villaluna
Ang Babaeng Humayo, Lav Diaz
Pamilya Ordinaryo, Carlo Francisco Manatad
Paglipay, Zig Madamba Dulay
Die Beautiful, Benjamin Gonzales Tolentino

Paglipay, Gian Gianan
Women of the Weeping River, Kit Mendoza
Saving Sally, Pablo Pico
Pauwi Na, Pike Ramirez, Paolo Villaluna & Veena Ramirez
Tuos, Jema Pamintuan – winner

Hinulid, Mark Laccay – winner
Women of the Weeping River, Albert Michael Idioma & Immanuel Verona
Ang Babaeng Humayo, Corinne De San Jose, Mark Locsin & Che Villanueva
Pamilya Ordinaryo, Albert Michael Idioma & Emmanuel Verona
Ma Rosa, Albert Michael Idioma
Paglipay, Andrew Milallos
Baboy Halas, Willie Apa, Jr. & Charlie Daclan